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Factsheet: Protecting Lake Hawassa Partnership, Ethiopia

The Protecting Lake Hawassa (PLH) partnership was established in 2018 with the aim of mitigating the environmental and social risks affecting Lake Hawassa. PLH drives and facilitates multi-stakeholder engagement from private, public sector and civil society to safeguard the lake and its ecosystem, ensuring sustainable economic growth in Hawassa City and the sub-catchment. The partnership engages in different activities aimed at ecosystem protection, livelihood diversification of communities and awareness raising about natural resources stewardship.

soil erosion prevention measures in Ethiopia
Partners supervising the progress of soil erosion prevention activities implemented under the partnership in the Lake Hawassa catchment. Copyright: GIZ/Zeleman Productions

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